Human Services

Casa Youth Shelter

A warm bed. A hot meal. A safe place to stay.

Los Alamitos, CA

Mission

Casa Youth Shelter serves and nurtures youth in crisis with shelter, counseling, and support services, empowering them to come through their crisis with increased confidence, stability, and tools for continued growth. We envision a community where all adolescents in crisis have a safe place to stay, in an environment that promotes personal growth and healthy relationships.

Ruling Year

1982

Principal Officer

Ms. Amy Lakin

Main Address

10911 Reagan Street

Los Alamitos, CA 90720 USA

Keywords

Teen Runaway, Youth Shelter, Teen Homeless, Youth Development, Teen Abuse

EIN

95-3218061

 Number

6962230137

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

Citizenship Programs, Youth Development (O54)

Temporary Shelter For the Homeless (L41)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

Casa Youth Shelter's mission is to provide a safe place to call home for runaway, throwaway and abandoned youth in crisis, enabling them to come through the crisis with increased personal strength and a sense of renewal while in a supportive environment, with family reunification as a primary goal.

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Residential Shelter Care Program

Youth Leadership Program

Community Outreach

Where we work

How We Listen

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

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the feedback loop
check_box We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
check_box We shared information about our current feedback practices.
How is the organization collecting feedback?
We regularly collect feedback through: electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), case management notes.
How is the organization using feedback?
We use feedback to: to identify and remedy poor client service experiences, to identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, to make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, to inform the development of new programs/projects, to identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, to strengthen relationships with the people we serve.
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
We share feedback with: our staff.
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to: it is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, we don’t have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, it is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time.
What significant change resulted from feedback
We adjusted our intake phone call protocols based on feedback.

External Reviews

Awards

Affiliations & Memberships

Orange County Funders Roundtable 2013

The Nonprofit Partnership 2016

Long Beach Human Trafficking Coalition 2018

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Financials

Casa Youth Shelter

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Board Leadership Practices

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SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Not Applicable

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Not Applicable

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Not Applicable

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Not Applicable

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Not Applicable